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HIghintensity interval training has been a trend for the past few years but the risks can be great if club operators and their staff members do not pay attention Photo by Thinkstock
<p>HIgh-intensity interval training has been a trend for the past few years, but the risks can be great if club operators and their staff members do not pay attention. <em>Photo by Thinkstock.</em></p>

Health Club Operators Must Be Aware of HIIT Dangers to Mitigate Risks

Taking high intensity interval training to dangerous extremes may lead to devastating results for exercisers and fitness facility operators.

Without a doubt, HIIT is hot. Ranking second in the American College of Sports Medicine's (ASCM) survey of top fitness trends of 2015, high intensity interval training (HIIT) has infiltrated health clubs and personal training studios across the country. Exercisers like cardio HIIT and resistance HIIT because they are effective and efficient. Trainers like both forms of HIIT because they require little equipment, and club owners love seeing members flock to

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